Author Archives: Mark Collins

About Mark Collins

As Vice President, Partner Organization, Mark Collins is responsible for managing Cisco's partner strategy in Canada. He works closely with sales, marketing, architectures, Industry, Services and Operations to drive a cohesive Partner Success platform. In his spare time you just might find Mark keeping the backbeat ‎on his drums in a pub near you! À titre de vice-président des activités des partenaires, Mark Collins est responsable de la gestion de la stratégie des partenaires Cisco au Canada. Il travaille en étroite collaboration avec les équipes du service de la mise en marché et des ventes, des architectures, des secteurs, des services et des activités pour créer une plateforme uniforme de réussite des partenaires. À l’occasion, dans ses temps libres, Mark donne le tempo lorsqu’il joue de la batterie dans un bar près de chez vous!

Who is your Hidden Hockey Hero?

As Canadians, hockey is in our blood. It’s a passion that brings us together like nothing else, and at Cisco we’re proud to offer the technologies that help Canadians balance their commitments from home, the office and at the rink. … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Add Cisco Canada to Your Social Network

At Cisco we are connecting the unconnected in ways never before possible. This is evident in the way we are transforming industries through the Internet of Everything, and in our mission to create the most connected games in Canadian history … Continue reading

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Clara’s Big Ride: Crossing boundaries and pushing the limits to end the stigma on mental illness

It’s not only a bike ride across Canada; it is a connected experience like we have never seen before. Clara Hughes, six-time Olympic medalist in cycling and speed skating, will be pushing the limit in an epic 110-day (12,000 KM) … Continue reading

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92 billion reasons why Canada’s public sector should consider the Internet of Everything

A few months ago, Karin Scott wrote about the opportunity for our cities in the Internet of Everything (IoE) and how a community networked through the Internet will excel as we continue connecting people, processes, data and things. Last week, … Continue reading

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You spin me right ‘round: Cisco and the Tour of Alberta

As the first ever televised professional cycling stage race in Western Canada, a six-stage sanctioned UCI 2.1 Pro Stage Race featuring global professional teams racing through the amazing landscape of Alberta, draws near I was excited to sit down with Canadian … Continue reading

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How Cisco technology is helping the NHL® enhance its fan experience Part 2

This week we’re talking with Lyndsey Read, NHL® Network Producer, about how Cisco technology is used in the delivery of NHL Network™ content. In part one of our discussion, we looked at how Cisco TelePresence is impacting the quality of … Continue reading

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How Cisco technology is helping the NHL® enhance its fan experience

Here’s a fact you probably didn’t know. As the Official Technology Partner of the NHL®, Cisco technology plays a pivotal role in the delivery of NHL Network™ content. So with the Stanley Cup® Playoffs underway and hockey’s popularity at a … Continue reading

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